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WE'RE OPENING A POP-UP COMMUNITY GALLERY!

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WE'RE OPENING A POP-UP COMMUNITY GALLERY in Birregurra

......and we're looking for artists to exhibit and sell their works.

BCAG Members and non members from the district are welcome.

With many thanks to the Birregurra Mechanics Hall committee, Birregurra Community Arts Group are opening our own community art & craft gallery which will tun over the next three months.

The gallery will be setting up between Christmas and New Years and hope to open on New Year’s Day if we have enough of your work to display!

We’re looking for all sorts of works, from paintings to sculptures and we will also have a small range handmade products made locally.

Non BCAG members are welcome to display their work as well, however there will be differing commission rates on sold works for members, non-members and a special rate for those volunteering as well.

The gallery will be staffed by ‘volunteers’ and the more volunteers we have, the more days we can be open to promote the talents of our membe…

Grab your partner and head on Down - to Barwon Downs Hall that is!

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Lorne Easter Art Show!

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There's heaps to look forward to in 2016!

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Well, with 2015 nearing its end, we may as well take this opportunity to whet your appetite for what's in store next year!


EventsAustralia Day in Birregurra featuring James Blundell with the Birregurra Ukulele Kollective as well as lots of arts activities (Tues Jan 26)Birregurra Easter Arts at the Homestead (26/27 Mar)Dinner, show & dancing with Shirazz: A Six Piece Dixieland Jazz Band at Birregurra Hall
(April 9)Birregurra Festival Arts Expo (8/9 Oct)Birregurra Arts Open Gardens (Nov - TBC)
MusicParlour Gigs (house gigs and community gigs all year round - stay tuned)Birregurra Ukulele Kollective (1st & 3rd Tuesday at Birre Health Centre 7pm - performing whenever and whereever we can)Monday Zither Group (every second Monday)Birregurra Singing Circle (formerly Birregurra Gospel Choir - every 'other' second Monday)
Workshops (all dates TBC)WEAVE a garden tee pee with Veronica PhillipsPAINTING with renowned artist Marion EastPHOTOGRAPHY with Tim Lucas (adults and kids…

What's coming up at COPACC?

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Coming to COPACC in December...

The Other Film Festival
Tuesday, December 1, 7:30pm
2 hrs (including interval)
Box office: 5232 2077
Tickets $12 Concession & Arts Access Victoria members $8


New cinema by, with, and about people with a disability.

The Other Film Festival is an artistically vibrant, accessible, international disability film festival.

The festival is particularly relevant and accessible for people with a disability while also providing a meaningful and entertaining screen and cultural experience for a broader audience.

The Other Film Festival is recognised internationally for its commitment to screening the world’s best contemporary cinema concerned with the experience of disability, and for its leadership in applying best practice in meeting access requirements of patrons and filmmakers with a disability.

Warning- People under 15 need to be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.

Proudly supported by Arts Access Victoria


Morning Music - Denis Walter
Wednesday, Dec…

Our 2016 Community Singing Program!

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In the new year,Birregurra’s Singing Circle
former Gospel Choir, will meet every 2nd Monday (except school & public holidays)
at 7pm, Anglican Church Hall
The Singing Circle is open to all ages and aims to find the instrument we all have – our voice.
Attendance is on a casual basis – no terms - $5 per session
1st session – Monday Feb 1st 2016, 7pm

Join us for a celebration of 2015! Tues 15th Dec at 7pm

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BCAG Members & Friends of BCAG (that's YOU!)  are invited to our end of year Chrissy celebration at the  Royal Mail Hotel on Tuesday 15th December at 7pm. 
Fabulous entertainment and light supper provided (food only). 
We hope to see you there!!

DISPLAY AND SELL YOUR WORK AT THE PUB!

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MEMBERS BENEFITS! ..... ARTISTS WANTED Birregurra's new Royal Mail Hotel publicans have invited YOU to show and sell YOUR work at their pub. What a match!!!!....our members are looking for exhibition space.....our new publicans, Ambrose and Melissa, want to fill up their walls. Serendipity at the grass roots level!!

Register your interest ASAP by emailing birreartsgroup@gmail.com and we will organise a site visit to help you select your piece of wall. Or register your interest at the BCAG Christmas party on Tues 15th Dec at 7pm.


This is exclusive for Birregurra Community Arts Group Members only.  Not a member? Easy! Sign up here

Conditions? Just a few.Artists must hang their own pieces in consultation with RMH publicans. All pieces must be displayed with title, artist, price and contact details. Any sales must be negotiated and finalised by the artist (not RMH publican). All artists must take liability for their own works. Any changes of wall space allocated to artists ar…